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Coming up on News 7-
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The terror threat level is raised to "high" -- following specific threats to areas, including the nation's capital. A supermarket fire in Paraguay kills more than 250-people. And here she is -- Miss WHEELCHAIR America.
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[ANCHOR=Myranda]

Plus flood warning for parts of the region. News 7 is next.

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The clearest warning yet about possible terrorist attacks. Federal officials warn of possible attacks against financial institutions in three cities.
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Good evening, I'm Myranda Stephens.

[Terror-Threat]


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The government is warning against new threats of terrorist attacks on American soil. This time, financial districts in the northeast are the targets, and the intelligence is being called credible and specific. Kelly Cobiella has more.

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[SUPER=03-New York; :00]
[SUPER=01-Tom Ridge/U. S. Homeland Security Secretary; :15]
[SUPER=01-Raymond Kelly/New York Police Chief; :48]
[SUPER=01-Kelly Cobiella/CBS News; :53]
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[OUT Q=CBS News, New York.]

((AL-QAIDA'S TARGETS: MAJOR FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN NEW YORK, NEW JERSEY AND WASHINGTON D-C. THEIR METHOD OF ATTACK: A CAR OR TRUCK BOMB. AND THIS TIME, INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES ARE HEARING MORE THAN JUST CHATTER.

(SOT TOM RIDGE/HOMELAND SECURITY SECRETARY)

"These intelligence reports have provided a level of detail that is very specific." TERRORIST CELLS HAVE BEEN STUDYING THE BUILDINGS... THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE OUTSIDE AT CERTAIN TIMES... AND THE LEVEL OF SECURITY INSIDE. BUT WHEN IT COMES TO DATES, THERE ARE NO DETAILS... ONLY INDICATIONS AN ATTACK COULD COME IN THE MONTHS LEADING UP TO THE NOVEMBER ELECTION.
(SHOW NEW JERSEY GOV AT 3:57ISH-- nats spike)

"This is the area of concern..." LEADERS IN ALL THREE STATES ANNOUNCED TOUGH NEW MEASURES AIMED AT PREVENTION... MORE VEHICLES WILL BE SEARCHED, ACCESS TO FINANCIAL BUILDINGS, THE STREETS SURROUNDING THEM, AND UNDERGROUND PARKING LOTS WILL BE MORE RESTRICTED.
(CHIEF RAYMOND KELLY/NYPD 4:38ish)

"We believe we've done everything we possibly can to safeguard these sites for business."
(BRIDGE KELLY COBIELLA)

"The threat level has been raised ONLY for financial districts in the three cities. That does little to ease concerns, particularly in New York, site of the Republican National Convention at the end of this month."
(MADISON SQUARE GARDEN VIDS)

SECURITY PLANS ALREADY ARE IN PLACE AT MADISON SQUARE GARDEN, IN PREPARATION FOR THE THOUSANDS OF DELEGATES, AND ANY POSSIBLE PROTESTORS. "I'm really paranoid and I feel like I can't really leave town every time I think something's gonna happen." "If somebody wants to do something, no level of security is enough." WITH THE NEW ALERT, CAME A FAMILIAR REFRAIN: GO ABOUT YOUR DAILY LIVES, BUT BE VIGILANT. KELLY COBIELLA, CBS NEWS NEW YORK.))

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A computer company official says it was probably human error that caused a glitch that grounded American Airlines and U-S Airways flights from coast to coast this morning.
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Delays lasted for most of the day, even after the problem was fixed. A U-S Airways spokesperson says the airline's flight-operation database *malfunctioned* and delayed about 100 flights.
An American spokesman says a similar problem affected the airline's flight plan system, grounding about 150 flights. American had its planes back up after two hours, while U-S Airways needed another hour before getting its planes back in the air.
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[Fire-Supermarket]


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A fire that spread through a supermarket in Paraguay has killed at least 256 people.
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Firefighters on the scene said the blaze started after there was an explosion of gas canisters in a kitchen. Rescuers carried numerous bodies to the discotheque (Dis-ko-tech) across the street that is being used as a temporary holding place for the victims. Officials on the scene say the death toll could rise by dozens more. The disaster appears to have stretched the emergency services of one of South America's poorest nations.
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[D'ville-Body]


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Danville Police have charged a woman with first degree murder.
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[TAKE OLIVER FS] 39 year old Mildred Renee Oliver of Danville is charged with the murder of 78-year-old Robert Walter Russell. Russell's body was discovered around 8-thirty this morning in an apartment in the 600 block of Hughes Street.
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Officers say he suffered a neck wound, but an autopsy will be performed to determine exactly how he died. Oliver is being held at the Danville jail without bond.


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One woman died in an accident on Route 4-60 this afternoon.
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The crash happened around 3-fifteen. Police say 85 year old Ruby Martin of Vinton was trying to cross Route 4-60, when she pulled her 1968 Ford in front of a Geo Storm. She was taken to Roanoke Memorial Hospital where she later died. Police say she was not wearing her seat belt. The driver of the Geo, 18 year old Michael Quesenberry of Thaxton suffered minor injuries. Police say *heavy rain* and fog may have contributed to the accident.
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[Swift-Water]


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They go for months -- sometimes years at a time without being needed. But a number of local fire departments are now working towards creating Swift Water Rescue Teams to make sure they're ready when the time comes. As Jennifer Wishon reports, it's not interest, but a lack of money that's causing problems for one department.
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[SUPER=01-Tracy Coe/Swift Water Rescue Instructor; 1:27]
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((On warm summer days area rivers are spotted with fishermen, sunbathers and tubers, but firefighters know how fast waters can change. That's why some spent the weekend at the New River learning how to react to flood and high water situations.
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((STEVE FORREN: WE TEACH THEM PERSONAL SAFETY - HOW TO RESCUE THEMSELVES. THEN WE TEACH BASIC USE OF THROW BAGS AND SHORE BASED RESCUES, WE ALSO DO BOAT BASED AND OTHER MORE ADVANCED DRILLS FOR TECHNICIANS LIKE ACTUALLY GOING IN SWIMMING AND GETTING PEOPLE OUT.))
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((QUICK NAT SOUND POP OF WATER.))
A relatively new rescue discipline on the east coast, there are currently only three Swift Water Rescue Teams in Virginia - including one in Salem. Now, Firefighters from Bedford and Rockbridge counties are going above their call of fighting fires to start their own teams. Bedford County has been awarded a number of grants from the Department of Homeland Security to get their team afloat.

But, Rockbridge County firefighters, out of Buena Vista, have had to purchase their gear out of pocket and still need a boat.
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((BUTCH LAWHORN: WE'RE TRYING TO DO DIFFERENT FUNDRAISERS AND DIFFERENT THINGS TO TRY TO GET A BOAT TO TRY TO DO UNIQUE RESCUES DURING SPECIAL FLOODS.))
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((KEVIN MIKELS: GETTING A TEAM STARTED FOR THE COUNTY IN BUENA VISTA IS A GREAT THING TO HAVE. AT LEAST WE KNOW WE HAVE SOMEBODY THERE IN CASE SOMETHING DOES ARISE IN A HURRY.))
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Tracy Coe helped get Salem's team started and says lack of funding is a the major reason many localities don't have a team.
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((TRACY COE/SALEM FIRE EMS: IT'S HARD FOR THE PEOPLE WHO CONTROL THE MONEY TO SAY HEY, THIS IS WHAT WE WANT TO PUT MONEY INTO. BECAUSE YOU HAVE A FLOOD THIS YEAR AND THEN YOU MAY NOT HAVE ANY OTHER FLOOD EVENTS FOR FOUR OR FIVE YEARS SO IT'S HARD WHEN YOU'RE SPORADIC ON THOSE KINDS OF CALLS.))
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And because the calls are so sporadic training is critical.
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((STEVE FORREN: YOU'RE ABOUT FOUR TIMES MORE LIKELY TO DIE AS A WOULD BE RESCUER IN A WATER RELATED INCIDENT AS YOU ARE IN A RESIDENTIAL STRUCTURE FIRE.))
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((JENNIFER WISHON/JWISHON@WDBJ7.COM: THE COMMONWEALTH'S THREE EXISTING TEAMS ARE NOW WORKING ON GUIDELINES FOR OTHER TEAMS TO FOLLOW, BUT ALL AGREE THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF THEIR JOB IS TO PREVENT ACCIDENTS BEFORE THEY HAPPEN. JENNIFER WISHON, NEWS 7, MONTGOMERY COUNTY.))
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Still to come on the newscast, the family of a missing pregnant woman says there's no need to search for her...
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and a deadly day in Iraq, as insurgents target christian churches in two cities.
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[Sports-preview]


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((Hey everybody. Travis Wells here in the News 7 Sports Office. Coming up later, the Avs wrap up a weekend to forget.
The Redskins and Panthers take the practice field on this first day of August, and Jimmie Johnson rolls to victory lane at Pocono. All that and more on the way in sports.))

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Assailants in Iraq triggered a coordinated series of explosions outside five churches in Baghdad and Mosul during Sunday evening services. The blasts killed eleven people and wounded more than 50. Elaine Cobbe has more.
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((Iraqi Christians were attending Sunday evening services when a wave of bomb attacks hit churches in Baghdad and the northern city of Mosul. The first car bomb went off outside an Armenian church in a busy neighbourhood in Baghdad - where many Christians live. The second attack was the deadliest - a suicide attacker drove into the parking lot of an Assyrian church in southern Baghdad and blew up the car - just as worshippers were leaving the building. SOUNDBITE (English) COLONEL MIKE MURRAY, U.S. ARMY: But these people were doing nothing but going about their daily lives. They were in the church for prayer when the car bomb went off. SOUNDBITE (English) WOMAN SAYING: I've seen many people injured. Till now I didn't find my sister and her daughters because they were injured. I saw them as they were injured but I didn't find them till now. My father, I found him, he's okay. The bombs in Mosul went off around the same time - in a clearly co-ordinated wave of attacks. On camera bridge: Elaine Cobbe, CBS News locator: Baghdad This is the first time churches of the Christian minority have been directly targeted. But Iraqi Christians have been the victims of kidnappings and attack. And many have already fled the country - concerned about rising Islamic fundamentalism. The Christian community in Iraq is tiny - it accounts for just three per cent of the 24 million people who live here. But its an affluent community - a perfect target for organized criminals. Under Saddam Hussein, Christians were allowed to worship freely - now many are concerned that will change as the stricter Shiite muslim majority increases its influence. Elaine Cobb, CBS News Baghdad))

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The search for a missing pregnant woman in Utah has been put off until the end of the week.
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Family members of Mark and Lori Hacking released a statement late last night, saying Mark provided information that makes a volunteer search for Lori unnecessary. There were no details given on what kind of information he provided, but authorities say they WILL resume the search of a local landfill later this week.
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((THE SEARCH OF THE LANDFILL WILL CONTINUE THIS FRIDAY, AUGUST 6TH, WHEN THE DOG BECOME AVAILABLE TO CONTINUE THE SEARCH.))
[SUPER=01-Det. Dwayne Baird/Salt Lake City Police Dept.;]
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Lori Hacking was reported missing July 19th, after she didn't return from a morning jog at a local Salt Lake City park. Her husband Mark, who is a primary person of interest in her disappearance, remains in a local hospital.
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[Philly-Flooding]


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Residents in the Philadelphia area are cleaning up after being hit by some major flooding overnight.
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[SUPER=03-Upper Darby, PA;]

Weather officials say three to six inches of rain fell in parts of the region, causing flash flooding, but no reported injuries. In Upper Darby, several cars along town streets had water up above their doors. Rescuers had to use boats to help a few stranded drivers.
[SUPER=03-Philadelphia, PA;]

The heavy rain also caused a massive sinkhole to open up in Philly, devouring a good portion of the roadway. No cars were traveling along the road at the time.
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Still to come on News 7 at 11, one group honors parents who take their kids out for a treat...
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and , some women show they can break down barriers and expectations, even if they can't walk.
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[Victory-Stadium]


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Roanoke City council is expected to discuss the future of Victory Stadium at its meeting tomorrow.
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Council decided earlier this month to appoint a 14- member committee to take a look at the future of Victory Stadium.


Councilman Sherman Lea says he hopes the group is made up of people with a sincere interest in the city.
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[IN Q=I don't want]

((SHERMAN LEA: I DON'T WANT ANYBODY TO LAND ON THIS COMMITTEE THAT'S WORKING FOR THE CITY OR FROM THE STAND POINT OF ON A COUNCIL APPOINTED COMMITTEE, BUT SOME CITIZENS OUT THERE WHO WANT TO GET INVOLVED AND WHO WANT TO HELP US IN MAKING THIS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT DECISION.))
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Plans for a new stadium *amphitheater* on Orange Avenue are now on hold.
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[Bus-Rodeo]


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The Commonwealth's best drivers were bused into Roanoke today to compete for bragging rights.
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35 drivers competed in the Bus Roadeo at the Roanoke Civic Center. One at a time, drivers maneuvered their 35 to 40- foot- long buses through a road course. Judges scored contestants on their personal appearance, driving skills and safety. Drivers also had to meet certain qualifications before entering the Roadeo.
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((DON RICHIE/GREATER LYNCHBURG TRANSIT COMPANY DIRECTOR: THEIR ATTENDANCE, THEIR OVERALL WORK RECORD AND THEIR SAFE DRIVING RECORD THAT'S A CRITERIA THEY HAVE TO MEET IN ORDER TO GET TO THE STATE COMPETITION.))
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The winner of the state competition will win an all expense paid trip to the national competition held in Atlanta, Georgia this October.
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[National-Kid]


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The Boys and Girls Club of Roanoke celebrated National Kids Day today.
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The group took a field trip to the Salem Avalanche game tonight. The Boys and Girls Club uses the special day to bring parents and their children together.
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[IN Q=The purpose of National Kids Day]

((DAMON JIGGETTS/BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB:THE PURPOSE OF NATIONAL KIDS DAY IS TO BRING TOGETHER PARENTS AND KIDS TO PARTICIPATE IN EVENTS AND SPECIAL ENGAGEMENTS SUCH AS THE BASEBALL GAME HERE WITH THE SALEM AVALANCHE.))
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[VO-NAT]

The club handed out T-shirts to the children attending the game and praised the parents for bringing their kids out with them and spending some quality time at the park.
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[S-Extra]


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Coming up, the Avs close out a bad weekend, Jimmie Johnson sweeps at Pocono, and it's back to Redskins training camp, but first our extra point,
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DeAngelo Hall is yet to practice with the Falcons. Hall's holdout reached its 5th day today. But there could be good news on the horizon. D-Lo's agent, Joel Segal flew to camp late this afternoon and was scheduled to meet with team president and general manager Rich McKay tonight, meaning that Hall could be in practice by tomorrow afternoon.
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[S-Avs]


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The Salem Avalanche couldn't find its offense tonight. The Avs struggled with the bats and Lynchburg took its third in four outings from Salem.
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It was a good night to kick back in the easy chair at the ballpark.
Salem went up 1-nothing in the third as Ryan Stegall singled to shallow center scoring Jeff Mackor. But the lead wouldn't hold up.
Lynchburg answered in the 5th with the Chaz Lytle rip to right. Victor Mercedes and Mike Rosamond crossed the dish.
[SUPER=37-Lynchburg/2/Salem/1/;]

Lynchburg won it 2 to 1. The Avs now embark on a 6 game road trip to Winston-Salem and Myrtle Beach.
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[S-Redskins]


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The Redskins emphasized the passing game in this afternoon's workout at Redskins Park in Ashburn.
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[SUPER=03-Ashburn; :00]


Joe Gibbs isn't the only one getting used to being back in D-C.
Wideout James Thrash is back thanks to an offseason trade with divisional rival Philadelphia.
Thrash was in Washington from 1997 to 2000 but spent the past three seasons with the Eagles.
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[VO-NAT]
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The defending NFC Champion Carolina Panthers are camping in Spartanburg, SC. John Fox, Jake Delhomme and company took the field twice today and are out to prove that they are not a one hit wonder. The Panthers play their first exhibition against the Skins on August 14th.
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[S-Tech]


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The Virginia Tech Hokies get down to business on the practice field later this week in Blacksburg. The BCA opener is now just 27 days away. Tech's lunch pail defense can't wait to redeem itself following last season's shortcomings.

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[S-Race]


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Jimmie Johnson padded his Nextel Cup points lead, following up his June Pocono win with another this afternoon in the Pennsylvania 500.
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[VO-NAT]
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At lap 53, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. still suffering from those burns to his legs, gave way to John Andretti who brought the 8 car home in 25th position.
Later, Tony Stewart got loose right in front of Kurt Busch. Stewart smacked the outside wall before coming back across the track in front of traffic. Stewart was done for the day, finishing 35th.
Johnson led 124 of the 200 laps in this one. He held off Mark Martin for the checkered flag. Martin has now finished as a bridesmaid 6 times at Pocono. Johnson leads his teammate Jeff Gordon by 232 points.
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[S-Golf]


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[WIPE to ENG!!]
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On the links at the Women's British Open Karen Stupples won her first major with a record 19-under par score of 269. Her round of 8-under 64 today was aided by a start that included an eagle and a double eagle. The payoff was worth more than 290 grand.
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At the Buick Open, Vijay Singh fired a final round 5-under 67. He bested John Daly by one shot and Tiger Woods by two for his 4th win of the season. The PGA Championship is just two weeks away.
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[Miss-Wheelchair]


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A beauty pageant in Richmond proves that nothing can stand in the way of your dreams.
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Last night, 36-year-old Juliette Rizzo of Maryland was crowned this year's Miss Wheelchair America. The goal is to promote awareness of people with disabilities. Rizzo is currently the Director of Communications for the U-S Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
She was afflicted with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis, scleroderma and fibromyalgia.
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((MY PLATFORM WAS FIND YOUR COURAGE, SHARE YOUR VISION AND CHANGE THE WORLD. THIS EVENT HAS BROUGHT ME COURAGE, I HAVE SHARED MY VISION AND HEARD THE VISIONS OF MANY WOMEN WITH DISABILITIES AND I AM READY TO CHANGE THE WORLD.))
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The contestants were judged on their accomplishments since becoming disabled and how they adjusted to their disability.
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